Christians in a heavy sea: the gay marriage vote

Today’s Gospel presents a perfect analogy of our situation – yours and mine — as Catholics in Australia today. Our Lord has sent us ahead, on a boat, to cross the Sea of Galilee. He will meet us on the other side. But now we are battling in a heavy sea, and we’re sailing into a headwind. This is the destiny of Christians in every age. As Christians, we have to navigate against the current. There’s no other way. Jesus himself had to go against the current. So did the Apostles, and every disciple since. Every single person, in every age,...

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